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Blog posts May 2016

Angioplasty vs Bypass surgery

Dear Dr Chandrashekhar Sir,
1) I have been tested for the status of my heart using angiography method on 25/5/16 and I have forwarded you the report in 3 pages.
2) My doctor said that we will not do angioplasty but direct open heart surgery.
3) Sir myself & all my relatives including family membe…

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Prophylactic Angiography


I have undergone bypass surgery in 2003 for double artery block.i am on metoprolol, aspirin and atorvastatin since then. No problem until now.Do i need to do prophylactic angiography to check the status of blockages.

(Dr Walsinge)

Dear Dr Walsinge

If you are assymptomatic(no complaints at all, m…

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Angiography

Sir, My father has been advised angiography for chest pain problem. Can you please explain me about angiography?

(Puneet Malkhani)

Hi Puneet. Angiography is a series of X-rays of the coronary arteries (blood vessels of heart) imaged after injection of a radio-opaque dye. The coronary angiography …

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